Old Office assistant Clippy, the animated paper clip character is going to disappear forever and is not making a comeback, Confirmed by Microsoft. The company introduced Clippy in Office 97 that offered hints, help, and shortcuts to the users of Microsoft Office.
Clippy Microsoft’s Office Assistant Not to Comeback
Last week, we heard about the rumors of Clippy’s return that it will make a one-day appearance as an animated pack of stickers for Microsoft Teams which were released on the Office Developer GitHub page. However, the company has denied and confirmed that Clippy is not gonna make any comeback.
The Verge quoted a Microsoft spokesperson as saying on Friday:
“Clippy has been trying to get his job back since 2001, and his brief appearance on GitHub was another attempt, While we appreciate the effort, we have no plans to bring Clippy to Teams.”
It has been reported that according to the source that is familiar with the situation at Microsoft has mentioned that the ‘brand police’ inside the company wasn’t happy with the appearance of Clippy in Microsoft Teams and this was the reason that the idea of the reappearance of Clippy has been canceled.
Well, the fans of Clippy have filed the petition to bring it back.